publication . Master thesis . 2016

Mirror neurons and language in schizophrenia

Bendová, Marie;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
Mirror neurons are a specific kind of visuomotor neurons that are involved in action execution and also in action perception. The mirror mechanism is linked to a variety of complex psychological functions such as social-cognitive functions and language. People with schizophrenia have often difficulties both in mirror neuron system and in language skills. In the first part of our research we studied the connectivity of mirror neuron areas (such as IFG, STG, PMC, SMC and so on) by fMRI in resting state and the differences between a group of patients during first episode psychosis and a group of healthy controls. The second part of our research was dedicated to lan...
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Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activitiesnervous system
free text keywords: fMRI; schizofrenie; language; jazyk; schizophrenia; motor language coupling; zrcadlové neurony; propojení motoriky a jazyka; mirror neurons
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